[TriLUG] clustered FS
thomasvt at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 15:03:42 EDT 2007
Also check http://openssi.org/cgi-bin/view?page=openssi.html for
Single System Image cluster. This is similar to the HP
(Digital/Compaq) Tru64 cluster architecture where you have a single
root filesystem for the cluster.
Any node dependant config files are created through CDSL links
(context dependant symbolic links).
On 10/24/07, David Fox <dwf1205 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I also use GPFS. It's absolutely great - no issues whatsoever. Setup is
> next to impossible to mess up. Being that I work inside of IBM, I didn't
> have to pay for a license, so I am not sure how much $$$ it will set you
> back. However, I can say that it performs flawlessly, and I haven't had
> a single issue with it.
> I'm not sure exactly what your needs are, but I'd really consider GPFS
> if I were you. And, yes, I did try out GFS but it didn't quite fit the
> bill one might say.
> On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 18:48 -0400, Andrew Ball wrote:
> > I have heard second-hand good things about GPFS. I don't work for IBM
> > anymore.
> > Peace,
> > Andrew
> > On 10/23/07, Magnus <magnus at trilug.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Shawn Hood wrote:
> > > > I am evaluating clustered file systems (eg. GFS, Lustre). I am
> > > wondering if
> > > > anyone on the list has any experience with either of these or others,
> > > and am
> > > > interested in hearing your opinions.
> > >
> > > It would be a mistake to not consider GPFS in your review. It's working
> > > out well in my department.
> > >
> > > (Full disclosure: I work for the same company that makes GPFS, totally
> > > different organization within that company though. But I was under no
> > > pressure to use it. It was just the right tool for the job.)
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